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It's another weekend moring at 37* I'm heading out for another round, I've played alot this "early' season starting below 40*. How cold before you consider not playing? Over the years I've driven 100's of miles to get an early start, yet I've play with orange golf balls just to fine my ball with after a "dusting" of snow.
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i hate the cold, but enjoying playing golf in the cold. typically here not many golfers are out on the links when its cold. played a pretty popular north texas course (tour 18) in less than 3 hours on a saturday afternoon. little windy, 33*, overcast. i think there were 10 people on the course that day.

 

i've got no problem with a little rain or light rain. heat is no problem either.

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We've got no choice about hot down here. If you don't like playing in hot weather, you're not gonig to play for 8 months out of the year.

 

Wind is even worse, I'd say at least four or five days out of the week in Houston has winds of at least 10-20 mph. Again if you don't like playing in wind down here, you don't play.

 

As far as cold and rain. I'll play in one or the other, but not both! :)

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I went into "play or practice in anything" mode this winter, and feel good this spring for it. This was the first year I used a pair of gloves, I think the newest FJ winter pair worked the best for me. I will go out and take on big winds any day here at the beach, it seems to add to the experience for me, and like mentioned above if you try to avoid your local incliment conditions, you won't be playing much.

 

If it is warm enough to hold on, its time to play. Oh the funny looks you get while practicing putting for extended time periods in the driving wind and rain.

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As long as I don't have to wear a bulky coat to stay warm than I'll play.

 

Underarmor is gread for staying warm, but you need to wear a windbreaker over top to stay nice and cozy. I also have these "cart gloves". They have a hole in the top wear you can pull your hands through while you swing and then just pull them back down. The are magic.

 

I haven't played in the rain in a while. But I'm not against the idea, provided its not cold and raining.

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If I'm playing and it starts raining a bit I can live with that. But if it's pouring down I'll head in and if the weather/forecast looks bad before I start, I'll cancel. I play golf for enjoyment, and I get very little enjoyment walking around in the rain being soaked to the bone. Only exception would be if it was a bigger tournament.

 

Heat is no problem and don't have to worry about cold in this part of the world. :)

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I used to be a all weather golfer! But since i developed diabetes the cold knocks me out, i am better early in the season then late for some reason. Besides that i play in most anyhting. To fight the cold i carry a pair of gloves to help my hands out.

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